Everything Is Medicine

    

 

 

I am so thrilled to have had the opportunity to collaborate with one of the most talented artists I have had the pleasure of meeting for the cover of our new summer 2014 mix CD.  Containing music from brothers and sisters, friends new and old, and those I have yet to meet in this lifetime, it is a genuine offering from my heart to yours- some sweet medicine for your earth walk! Free with purchase to the first 25 women to visit our booth at the Spirit Weavers Gathering.

                                           1. Song Yet To Be Sung • Perry Farrell
                                                        2. True Colors • Abuela
                                                    When I Grow Up • Fever Ray
                                                           4. Be A Body • Grimes
                                                               5. Sun • Cat Power
                                  6. ‘Til I Whisper U Something • Sinead O’Connor
                                                        7. Purple Dream • Seequill
                                                           8. Torture • Luis Mojica
                                                    9. Wicked Rule • Living Sacrifice
                                                10. Rainbow in the Night • Santiparro
                                               11. Hey Mama Wolf • Devendra Banhart
                                                         12. The Wind • Cat Stevens
                                                       13. The Will to Grow • Ben Lee

ACF Interview Up on Maker's Workshop

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Read the full story of our transition from Bearhead Factory to Active Culture Family over on Maker's Workshop, an inspiring blog about about all things Made In America.

 

photos: Erin Rivera Merriman of ACF, ACF Liberty Cuff, "Weavers of the Web" collaborative show currently on display at The Platform in San Diego, CA

We are Woven

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When I graduated my apprenticeship with my herbalist teacher Susun S. Weed, I confessed that I would probably not ever teach or become an herbalist- that I believed that intimate knowledge of the plants was my birthright, not necessarily a career path. She nodded knowingly and said something equivalent to "that's what they all say".  

Words cannot express my grattitude for the opportunity to share Kava and the wisdom of The Wise Woman Tradition with this incredible group of women!

Spirit Weavers Gathering, November 2013. Photo by Maximilla Lukacs

The Platform is Open!

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Active Culture Family enameled metal wall pieces with Jetter Green's wood print

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In the mobile photo booth with Co-owner Britton Neubacher of Tend, Sara Green, and Platform mascot  Peanut the Dog

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Trading pieces with shibori artist Rachel Ehlin-Smith of Mr. Blue Skye 

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Getting up close and personal with the incredible work of Native Line

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Valentine Falcon getting activated with the art of Jetter Green

The Platform Grand Opening!

  Gollypod  creator  Jason Xavier Lane (JXL)  and  Tend  have teamed up with sacred geometry artist  Jetter Green  to open an experimental launch pad housed inside  Klassik  of Little Italy,  dubbed The Platform! The trio has designed a 250 sq ft corner of the Mid-Century furnishings mecca to showcase individual works, prototypes, and collaborative musings.  Jason will be previewing his exquisite hand-crafted furniture formerly available only to private clients, alongside of limited edition large scale sacred geometry pieces by Jetter Green and Tend's signature rare and unusual specialty plants for the home.  We will have a few of our enamelled wall hangings as well as some jewelry on display at the openning and are honored to be a part of the magic happenning here!

 Gollypod creator Jason Xavier Lane (JXL) and Tend have teamed up with sacred geometry artist Jetter Green to open an experimental launch pad housed inside Klassik of Little Italy,  dubbed The Platform! The trio has designed a 250 sq ft corner of the Mid-Century furnishings mecca to showcase individual works, prototypes, and collaborative musings.  Jason will be previewing his exquisite hand-crafted furniture formerly available only to private clients, alongside of limited edition large scale sacred geometry pieces by Jetter Green and Tend's signature rare and unusual specialty plants for the home.

We will have a few of our enamelled wall hangings as well as some jewelry on display at the openning and are honored to be a part of the magic happenning here!